The Amiri Decree No. 167 for 2013 was issued on July 18, 2013 to appoint Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah for the post of the Director General for Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) for the duration of four years that can be renewed. The Decision enters into effect as of date of issuance and is published in the Official Gazette (Al Kuwait Al Youm)